DAHLONEGA - Lumpkin County sheriff's officials raided an alleged puppy mill Wednesday, seizing close to 100 small dogs that were kept in what authorities said were crowded and substandard living conditions.
The Humane Society of Hall County announced Thursday will end its contract with Hall County Animal Control as of July 1, 2009.
Humane Society president Rick Aiken said the nonprofit organization's board of directors voted this week to operate a "selective admission" shelter, which will not euthanize animals simply because of lack of space.
Renee Reeves' two young grandsons swim almost every day in her backyard pool near Murrayville. She always made sure the 20-month-old, Phoenix, was dressed in a one-piece "flotation" swimsuit to keep him buoyant.